Sports First Aid
Duration: 6 hours
Certification St John Ambulance (NI) certificate of competence, valid for three years
About the course
This six hour course focuses on the necessary first aid skills to deal with a wider range of sporting incidents.
Who is it for?
For coaches and sport enthusiasts. Injuries in sport are commonplace and initial treatment can make a lot of difference in recovery time.
What will you learn?
- Bone, muscle, joint injuries
- Casualty management outdoors
- Heat and col extreme
- Resuscitation (adult)
- Head injury
- Chest pains
- Communication and casualty care
- Primary survey
- Role of the sports first aider
- Unresponsive casualty (adult)
Assessment and Certification
Continuous observation by trainer. Delegates receive a St John Ambulance (NI) certificate of competence, valid for three years.